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Des berühmten Herrn Baron de Lahontan neueste Reisen nach Nord-Indien, oder dem mitternächtischen America. : mit vielen besondern und bey keinem Scribenten befindlichen Curiositaeten

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Des berühmten Herrn Baron de Lahontan neueste Reisen nach Nord-Indien, oder dem mitternächtischen America. : mit vielen besondern und bey keinem Scribenten befindlichen Curiositaeten


Publication date 1711
Publisher Hamburg und Leipzig : Im Reumannischen Verlag
Collection jcbgerman; jcbindigenous; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana
Digitizing sponsor John Carter Brown Library
Contributor John Carter Brown Library
Double page title printed across the center fold

Virgules replaced by commas in title page transcription

A translation and abbreviated edition of the author's Nouveaux voyages de Mr. le baron de Lahontan dans l'Amerique Septentrionale, first printed The Hague, 1703

Narrative of the first part is in the form of 25 letters

"Lista der wilden Nationen in Canada mit ihren üblichen Sprachen", p. 363-368, lists the various tribes in Acadia, in the areas of Montreal and Québec City, Hudson's Bay and in the "southerly lands of Canada" and the languages they speak

"Anhang eines Wörter-Buchs von der Wilden Sprache," p. 563-590, gives an exposition of the Huron (Wyandot) and Algonquian languages as the most important in Canada, followed by a selection of vocabulary in the Wyandot and Algonquian languages

Signatures: )(¹ ()(1 recto, )(2 verso blank) )()(² A-2H¹² 2I (2I4 verso blank)

Woodcut head and tail pieces; initials

Folded map with title "General-Carte von Canada" bound to face p. 1, 2nd count

Greenly, A.H. Lahontan

Pilling, J.C. Algonquian languages

Palmer, P.M. German works on Amer.

Alden, J.E. European Americana
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